The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) will host the Durban International Festival (DIFF) from 21 July to 30 July. This year, for its 43rd edition, the festival presents a hybrid programme of close to 200 feature films, documentaries and short films alongside an exciting community and student programme: Isiphethu.

On 21 July, the festival opens with the virtual and live screening of the film 1960; from 22 July, all other films will be rolled out. The festival launched its website:, on which audiences can browse through films, watch trailers and start compiling wish lists for when the festival kicks off. Also, the live screening programme, taking place at CineCentre at Suncoast Casino in Durban, in partnership with Avalon Group, opened its ticket sales on
DIFF 2022 will be presented in a hybrid edition with online screenings at and a diverse live programme offered at Suncoast CineCentre, Durban.

The live screening schedule is accessible on Tickets for the live screenings will be available directly at the Suncoast CineCentre The virtual festival programme is available on

The 43rd edition of the festival is produced by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, in partnership and with the support of KZN Film Commission, the National Film and Video Foundation, KZN Department of Arts & Culture, Avalon Group and other valued funders and partners.